Master drummer and instrument maker Dramane Kone, is a Griot from the famous Kone Family of Burkina Faso and Mali, West Africa.
Lanaya Kadi - The National Ballet of Burkina Faso, recruited Dramane as the lead soloist in 1999. After an extensive tour of Europe with Lanaya Kadi, Dramane moved to America and formed his own group, Djelia Kadi to perform. Dramane is also an active teacher in and around southern California.
Dramane joined Drum Cafe California in 2006 and continues to entertain and perform across the country year-round.